The Adriatic & Greece

From Athens to Dubrovnik & reverse
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Location

Adriatic & Greece

Travel Period

11 June 2021 - 23 July 2021

From (Port)

Dubrovnik to Athens

Duration

8 days

Price

From 2390 $ per person



General Info

Embark on a voyage discovering the Adriatic and Ionian Seas from Dubrovnik to Athens or in reverse. Budva and world-famous Kotor in Montenegro. Saranda and the UNESCO Site of Butrint in Albania. Corfu, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Paxi: Greece's Ionian Islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.

At a Glance

Variety Cruise At a Glance
  • Day 1 | Friday: Dubrovnik, Croatia - Kotor, Montenegro ☽
  • Day 2 | Saturday: Kotor - Budva, Montenegro
  • Day 3 | Sunday: Saranda, Albania - Corfu, Greece ☽
  • Day 4 | Monday: Corfu - Paxi, Greece ☽
  • Day 5 | Tuesday: Kefalonia, Greece ☽
  • Day 6 | Wednesday: Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽
  • Day 7 | Thursday: Corinth Canal Crossing - Aegina, Greece
  • Day 8 | Friday: Athens, Greece

Day by Day

Variety Day
Day 1 | Friday

Dubrovnik, Croatia - Kotor, Montenegro ☽

Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 4 pm towards Kotor. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 2 | Saturday

Kotor - Budva, Montenegro

Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Lunch on board and sailing towards Budva. Afternoon arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Dinner and sailing to Saranda, Albania. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 3 | Sunday

Saranda, Albania - Corfu, Greece ☽

Early afternoon arrival to the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera. Join the optional excursion to the nearby archaeological site of Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to the ship for dinner and sail towards Corfu, Greece. Late evening arrival at Corfu. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 4 | Monday

Corfu - Paxi, Greece ☽

Explore Corfu, the Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands and the greenest island in Greece. Optional excursion to explore Corfu’s imperial past; the impressive historic center declared UNESCO World Heritage site and the byzantine churches. Lunch on board and sailing to Paxi island, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord shaped beaches and port, and covered with olive groves. Evening at leisure and overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 5 | Tuesday

Kefalonia, Greece ☽

Early morning arrival in Sami port of Kefalonia. Morning optional excursion. The island is not only known for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, the 2001 film, but also because of its sheer beauty, its National Park and its stately towns. Early in the afternoon, we sail towards Ithaca. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 6 | Wednesday

Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽

Morning sailing to Ithaca. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Early afternoon arrival at Ithaca port of Vathy. Built within this deep-water, fjord-like bay, the capital of the island maintains its charm and its traditional Ionian architecture. This island is the homeland of Homer’s Odysseus. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island’s quaint port and cobblestone streets. Return on board for dinner and sail towards the Corinthian Gulf. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 7 | Thursday

Corinth Canal Crossing - Aegina, Greece

This morning we cross the Corinth Canal, one of the most important projects of modern Greece, which played a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch and swim-stop on the way to Aegina island. Early afternoon arrival at Aegina, a charming island in the Saronic Gulf. Afternoon at leisure to explore the well-preserved columns of the Temple of Aphaia, an ancient temple predating the Parthenon, or to stroll through mediaeval Aegina and taste local freshly roasted pistachios. Late evening sailing to Athens. After midnight, we arrive at Marina Zea, Athens.
Variety Day
Day 8 | Friday

Athens, Greece

Disembarkation after breakfast at 8:00-9:00 am.
  • Day 1 | Friday

    Dubrovnik, Croatia - Kotor, Montenegro ☽

    Embarkation between 2 and 3 pm. Departure at 4 pm towards Kotor. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your crew and fellow passengers. Navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.
  • Day 2 | Saturday

    Kotor - Budva, Montenegro

    Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Lunch on board and sailing towards Budva. Afternoon arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Enjoy an optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Dinner and sailing to Saranda, Albania. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 3 | Sunday

    Saranda, Albania - Corfu, Greece ☽

    Early afternoon arrival to the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera. Join the optional excursion to the nearby archaeological site of Butrint, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to the ship for dinner and sail towards Corfu, Greece. Late evening arrival at Corfu. Overnight in port.
  • Day 4 | Monday

    Corfu - Paxi, Greece ☽

    Explore Corfu, the Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands and the greenest island in Greece. Optional excursion to explore Corfu’s imperial past; the impressive historic center declared UNESCO World Heritage site and the byzantine churches. Lunch on board and sailing to Paxi island, with a swim stop on the way. Evening arrival at Paxi, an off-the-beaten track island with fjord shaped beaches and port, and covered with olive groves. Evening at leisure and overnight in port.
  • Day 5 | Tuesday

    Kefalonia, Greece ☽

    Early morning arrival in Sami port of Kefalonia. Morning optional excursion. The island is not only known for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, the 2001 film, but also because of its sheer beauty, its National Park and its stately towns. Early in the afternoon, we sail towards Ithaca. Overnight in port.
  • Day 6 | Wednesday

    Kefalonia - Ithaca, Greece ☽

    Morning sailing to Ithaca. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. Early afternoon arrival at Ithaca port of Vathy. Built within this deep-water, fjord-like bay, the capital of the island maintains its charm and its traditional Ionian architecture. This island is the homeland of Homer’s Odysseus. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island’s quaint port and cobblestone streets. Return on board for dinner and sail towards the Corinthian Gulf. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 7 | Thursday

    Corinth Canal Crossing - Aegina, Greece

    This morning we cross the Corinth Canal, one of the most important projects of modern Greece, which played a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade. Enjoy a BBQ Lunch and swim-stop on the way to Aegina island. Early afternoon arrival at Aegina, a charming island in the Saronic Gulf. Afternoon at leisure to explore the well-preserved columns of the Temple of Aphaia, an ancient temple predating the Parthenon, or to stroll through mediaeval Aegina and taste local freshly roasted pistachios. Late evening sailing to Athens. After midnight, we arrive at Marina Zea, Athens.
  • Day 8 | Friday

    Athens, Greece

    Disembarkation after breakfast at 8:00-9:00 am.

Dates & Prices

What is Included

Cruise fares mentioned are per person in double occupancy and exclude Port Charges.
*Offer Rate: Terms & Conditions apply for  Early Bird Offers & Special Offers. For more information please visit the Special Offers section.

Date Category C Category B Category A Category P Port Charges
11 June 2021 $ 2390 $ 2590 $ 3590 $ 3690 $ 400
09 July 2021 $ 2390 $ 2590 $ 3590 $ 3690 $ 400
23 July 2021 $ 2390 $ 2590 $ 3590 $ 3690 $ 400
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Highlights

Butrint: UNESCO World Heritage Site


Transit the amazing engineering feat that is the Corinth Canal, cut though solid rock in the 1880’s to join the Gulf of Corinth with the Aegean Sea. Under Periander in the 6th century BC, the ancients cut out a slipway that allowed ships to be dragged overland. The canal finally opened in 1893 after 11 years of digging.

Taste local delicacies at a remote family vineyard estate, Corfu


From the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera, join the optional excursion to the nearby UNESCO Site of Butrint. Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been the site of a Greek colony, a Roman city and a bishopric.

Corinth Canal Crossing, Greece


In Corfu, you will have the option to tour the impressive historic centre declared UNESCO World Heritage site, or to take a scenic tour through the lush countryside and old high hill villages and visit a remote family vineyard estate with local delicacies tasting!

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